Meet Elisabeth

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Welcome to my website! I hope you’ve got a beverage of choice (tea for me if it’s before 7. A white wine and soda after that). Here’s a little bit about me.

My writing career began when my husband was working away and I decided to use my brain instead of binge watching TV (luckily this was before the days of Netflix or neither of us would be here reading this. I started writing a story about a determined medieval woman facing up to a dark eyed man in a forest clearing, which gradually grew into a whole book.  I entered it into Harlequin’s So You Think You Can Write contest in 2013 and finished in third place (which meant I had to admit what I’d been doing and why the house was such a tip).  I was offered my first two book contract and haven’t looked back since.

As well as writing, I work as a Primary school teacher but I’d rather be writing full time because unlike five year olds, my characters generally do what I ask them (and don’t come to me with suspiciously damp shoelaces).  When I’m not writing, I spend most of my spare time reading (I’m a pro at cooking one-handed while holding a book).

I love historical fiction and have a fondness for dark haired, bearded heroes, though I try to vary things occasionally by having the odd blonde. My Pinterest boards are here My inspirations

I enjoy skiing, singing, and exploring tourist attractions with my family.  The children are resigned to spending their weekends visiting the past and watching me lean too far over railings to get photos.  I love hot and sour soup and ginger mojitos- but not at the same time!

I live in Cheshire with my husband, two children and two cats with ridiculous names (the cats not the kids -though they might disagree) because the car broke down there in 1999 and I never left. That’s a true story and an indication of how apathetic I am.

Discover my books

Published by One More Chapter

The Secret Agent

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Published by Harlequin and Mills & Boon

Both the UK and US covers of Harlequin/Mills & Boon are here because they’re always slightly different. I can never decide which ones I like best. 

The Danby Family

The Blacksmith’s Wife

  

TBW uk cover copy

Redeeming the Rogue Knight

  

RTRK UK cover

A Midsummer Knight’s Kiss   

AMKK NA cover

AMKK UK

The Conquest of England

The Saxon Outlaw’s Revenge

  

SORUK copy

Beguiled by the Forbidden Knight

 

BBFK UK Cover

Standalones

Falling for Her Captor

 

 ffhc uk copy

A Wager for the Widow

  

AWFTW UK copy

A Runaway Bride for the Highlander

RBftH NA

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(part of the Lochmore Legacy miniseries)

Uncovering the Merchant’s Secret

UMS NA

UMS UK cover

The Silk Merchant’s Convenient Wife

NA front cover

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‘Readers will be drawn in by the fast pace, constant action and tragic love story’ — RT Book Reviews on The Saxon Outlaw’s Revenge
‘Hobbes’ Medieval world sparkles with detail’ — RT Book Reviews onThe Blacksmith’s Wife
‘A beautifully written captivating love story, full of gentle passion, richly textured detail and a misty like longing that envelopes you as you read’ – Chicks, Rogues and Scandals on The Silk Merchant’s Convenient Wife

3 thoughts on “Meet Elisabeth

  1. Dear Elisabeth
    I run a book club here in Truro Cornwall with over 20 members.
    If you are ever in Cornwall would you consider dropping by to talk about your life and work to us?
    We are not in a position to pay monies but offer plenty of cakes and biscuits tea and coffee and my members always purchase speakers books
    Look forward to hearing from you

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  2. Hi Elisabeth,

    I’m a book reviewer for Frolic Media (www.frolic.media), and I’m interested in reviewing one of your books. Would you please email me keira at keirasoleore dot com about your upcoming 2020 titles?

    Thanks,
    Keira

    Like

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